Tarrant County Medical Examiner's Office

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2013

    This Is the Texas Giant Drop That Tossed a Dallas Woman From the Six Flags Coaster

    At roughly the 54-second mark of this 2011 video, Six Flags' Texas Giant roller coaster reaches the apex of that first climb. Then, it descends at a 79-degree angle -- almost straight down -- for nearly 150 feet. At around 7 p.m. Friday, during this stomach-churning descent, 52-year-old Rosa Irene A ... More >>

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    December 24, 2010

    Tarrant County Judge Delays Release of Surfing Star's Autopsy Till "News Frenzy" Dissipates

    ‚ÄčOn November 2, as you'll recall, pro surfer Andy Irons's body was found in a room at the Grand Hyatt DFW, a cache of prescription pill bottles by his bedside. His family insisted, no, those had nothing to do with the 32-year-old's death. Instead, they said, the world champion, who'd taken a room ... More >>

  • News

    March 27, 2003

    The Dead Zone

    Thanks to TV, crime scene investigating is the new hot profession, but Max Courtney knows it's more science than art

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    September 26, 2002

    CSI: Cedar Hill

    Two Dallas suburbanites put art and science to work unraveling the mysteries of the dead

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    October 17, 1996

    Love is a Killer

    The brutal murder of Adrianne Jones has left Mansfield teens feeling dazed and betrayed